The Minnesota Department of Health has released the latest COVID-19 numbers and the state is now reporting 94 deaths.  Polk County is now reporting two positive tests. 

“Polk County Public Health has been notified by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) of our second lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 in Polk County,” said Polk County Public Health Director Sarah Reese. “The individual is in their 30’s. This is an open investigation with MDH and no other information is available at this time.”   Reese added that the first individual with a lab-confirmed case in Polk County has recovered and is no longer in isolation.

Red Lake, Mahnomen, and Norman Counties are reporting one positive case each.

Data is for cases that were tested and returned positive. Numbers are cumulative since Jan. 20, 2020. All data are preliminary and may change as cases are investigated.
Not all suspected cases of COVID-19 are tested, so this data is not representative of the total number of people in Minnesota who have or had COVID-19.

Updated April 16, 2020.
Updated daily at 11 a.m., with data current as of 4 p.m. the previous day.
Data for April 12 was as of 8 p.m. the previous day.

Dates provided are those when the case, hospitalization, or death was first posted in this situation report.


Total approximate number of completed tests: 41,675

  • Total approximate number of completed tests from the MDH Public Health Lab: 9,745
  • Total approximate number of completed tests from external laboratories: 31,930

Graph of Laboratory testing for COVID-19 (SARS-COV-2), data in table below.

Testing data table

Minnesota Case Overview

Total positive: 1,912

Graph of confirmed cases of COVID-19, data in table below.

Positive case data table

  • Patients no longer needing isolation: 1,020

Patients no longer needing isolation in Minnesota, data in table below

No longer needing isolation data table

  • Deaths: 94

Deaths of confirmed cases in Minnesota, data in table below

Deaths data table


Total cases requiring hospitalization: 475

  • Hospitalized as of today: 213
    • Hospitalized in ICU as of today: 103

Minnesota COVID-19 hospitalizations , data in table below

Hospitalization data table

Case Demographics


Age Groups for confirmed COVID-19 cases in Minnesota, data in table below.

Age group data table

More age data: Age median and range (all cases, non-hospitalized, hospitalized and deaths)


  • 52% female, 48% male, 0% other, <1% unknown/missing

Percentages have been rounded.

Race & Ethnicity

Race and ethnicity for confirmed COVID-19 cases in Minnesota: data in table below.

Race and ethnicity data table:
Including race and ethnicity of deaths

Cases can have more than one race.

Likely Exposure

Likely exposure for confirmed COVID-19 cases in Minnesota: data in table below.

Likely exposure data table

Cases by County of Residence

County of residence is confirmed during the case interview. At the time of this posting not all interviews have been completed. The county residence data may not equal the total number of reported positive cases.

County of residence data table:
Including county of residence of deaths

More about location data

How to use the interactive map

Residence Type

Residence type for confirmed COVID-19 cases in Minnesota: data in table below.

Residence type data table

Care Facilities

Congregate Care Facilities with Exposures, by County